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He just as well gives the reader an understanding of children by tragically misapprehending adult realities.
Many times I doubted that I would like the book because it seemed too slow and dull, however, by the end, I was glad I stuck with it.
Actually, I haven't thought about this until just this moment, but on second thought I still think it's true.
War, Duration, England, Germany, men, women, children, flowers, bushes, shrubs, imaginations running wild, trouble brewing, spies and traitors. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jon Albert
Beautiful and entrancing! A mystery that seeks to make sense of a a remote past that defined a childhood in WWll London.Published 3 months ago by Eric Hill
This book requires several readings in order to fully understand the complexity of the ideas and themes presented. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tonja Raymond
A wonderful insight into the world of the child. Seemingly trifling things are magnified into high drama. Read morePublished 13 months ago by J.R.Conway
Wonderfully woritten, complex story with vivid characters, a mystery within a sensual visual journey to a place with characters who will surprise you!Published 16 months ago by patricia schwartz
Read this since my son has this as part of VCE studies. I thought it an odd selection of 17 year old boys, but what do i know. Read morePublished 19 months ago by cja
A sudden scent from the foliage in a distant city makes the narrator, now approaching old age, return to the southern suburb of London where he had spent his boyhood during the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Roger Brunyate
Michael Frayn beautifully captures childhood nostalgia, compelling friendship and long-term regret in his novel, `Spies'. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Vivien Lebbon
To deal with one's daily problems one has to relegate yesterday's problems to the back burner, but is that completely possible? Read morePublished on September 1, 2011 by brian komyathy